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Nov 2, 2012 11:00pm PDT
of super storm sandy, climate change. it still has not been a critical part of our political debate. we'll ask josh becker why president obama deserves an a-plus in the way he handled hurricane sandy. and then we weigh in on what to expect if governor romney goes to the white house. we'll bring a look at the tight race with fresh statistics from dave goldberg, and finally jesse jackson why obama's track record is enough to give him a second term. we'll begin with the war on drugs. ethan nadelman wants to legalize marijuana among others things. he has a clear message. take marijuana out of the courts. tax it like other drug and move on. ethan. great to have you on the show. >> it's great to be here. >> gavin: election in just days. do you expect truly a dramatic shift in policy, a in obama's second term. and, b in an romney presidency versus an obama presidency. >> i have to say and legally speaking i'm head of of the drug policy action, the choice of us who care the drug wars is a choice between a disappointment and a disaster. romney from everything i can see, everything that he believ
Nov 9, 2012 10:00pm PST
, until sandy woke people up and mayor bloomberg talking about it. but it didn't come up at all and it was frustrating for many of us about this issue. over a decade and a half was it brought up in campaigns nor did the candidates bring it up. >> each candidate tried to out-oil each other during the debate. that said you're looking--if you're the president you win this election, how do you begin it work with republicans to move the country forward. some of the republicans will have it look in the mirror and find some areas to work with democrats or they'll go nowhere. if you look at issues oh out there, there are a couple of obvious ones. what are we going tad to help the next generation, to help our kids. we need to deal with tax revenue, reform our taxes and deal with the social safety net so it's still there. immigration is a kid issue and climate change, if the president is capable of giving a bigger framework, a thesis, an organizing principle i think some of these you can create the public argument to force the republicans who will have to almost engage on those or they ri
Nov 10, 2012 2:00am PST
: but it wasn't until sandy woke some folks up and the announcement of mayor bloomberg said this was a requirement for his endorsement. it was the first time as al gore said the other night where over a decade and a half where it wasn't brought up, nor did the cane bring it up. >> each candidate tried to out-i'll each other during the-oil each other in the debasis. some republicans will look in the mirror and decide they have to work with democrats oh or they're going see the republican party go nowhere. if the president is capable of saying what are we going to do to help you are kids. we need to deal can tax revenue also deal with the social september net. immigration is a kids' issue. kids are in these schools that we should be taking care of, and climate change, health issue for kids. so if the president is capable of giving a bigger framework a thesis an organizing framework. if you look at the issues they will have to engage on those or lose percentage percentages of a vote. >> gavin: the issue of immigration. let's get it that in a second. do you expect the party to r
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